A First Chance at First Place

A First Chance at First Place

After a year-long postponement, the final countdown to the Tokyo Olympics has officially commenced. You’ve heard of gymnastics, swimming, and track, of course. But this year, the International Olympic Committee is introducing a new batch of sports, including...
How Skateboarding Can Help Fight Racism

How Skateboarding Can Help Fight Racism

In early March, I talked with a pair of researchers at the University of Southern California who had recently published a study — funded by the Tony Hawk Foundation — showing how skateboarding helps build resilience among young skaters, and helps them form communities...